A new pamphlet from CLS by
Steve Cushion and Dennis Bartholomew
Between 1979 and 1983, the people of the Caribbean nation of Grenada made a courageous attempt to overcome the legacy of slavery, British colonialism and a viciously corrupt post-colonial dictatorship.
The tragic last few days of the Revolution have obscured the remarkable achievements of the Grenadian people during the previous four years.… Read on ...
Issue number 10 of Cutlass, the bulletin of Caribbean Labour Solidarity is now available to download from here…
- Bauxite mining in the Cockpit Country
- Zones of Special Operations in Jamaica
- The colonial status of Puerto Rico
- Climate change, imperialism and justice for the Caribbean
- The UWI Centre for Reparation Research
- Domestic violence in the Americas
In the wake of the two recent hurricanes that have devastated parts of the Caribbean, Leon Sealey-Huggins of Warwick University has published an excellent article in Third World Quarterly. In the wake of the two recent hurricanes that have devastated parts of the Caribbean, Leon Sealey-Huggins of Warwick University has published an excellent article in Third World Quarterly.… Read on ...
The Political Economy of Slavery and the Socialist Case for Reparations
by Steve Cushion
A pamphlet from Caribbean Labour Solidarity
When British Prime Minister David Cameron visited Jamaica in September 2015, he ignored calls for an apology and reparations for the Transatlantic slave trade, instead offering £25 million to build a prison for Jamaicans currently serving sentences in the UK.… Read on ...
The Start of the Cold War in Latin America
by Steve Cushion
The Cold War started early in Cuba, with anti-communist purges of the trade unions already under way by 1947. Corruption and government intervention succeeded in removing the left-wing leaders of many unions but, in those sectors where this approach failed, gunmen linked to the ruling party shot and killed a dozen leading trade union militants, including the General Secretary of the Cuban Sugar Workers’ Federation.… Read on ...